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James & Wells Success on the International Stage Chambers Asia-Pacific 2012 ranks the legal markets in 33 jurisdictions and in a range of practice areas. Here's what the judges said about James & Well Intellectual Property1 Award Win.
THE FIRM This energetic boutique focuses primarily on domestic clients. It has four offices in Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga and Christchurch, providing extensive geographical reach, and earns impressive praise for the speed and quality of its service. Highlights include the ongoing anti-piracy enforcement for the Motion Picture Association of America and the New Zealand Federation Against Copyright Theft.
Sources say: "They keep it real, understanding what we're trying to achieve locally, and also our model on the international level." "Their key strength is identifying new developments and telling us what could be useful IP-wise."
KEY INDIVIDUALS Ian Finch is based in the firm's Auckland office and a leading authority on IP enforcement. Clients describe him as "a clear-thinking, experienced...